The Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities promotes integrated and participatory solutions to humanitarian development by educating globally responsible engineering students and professionals to address the problems faced by developing communities worldwide.
MC-EDC presents a unique opportunity for educating a new generation of engineers who contribute to the relief of the problems faced by developing communities worldwide and emphasizes an integrated and participatory nature of humanitarian development. As such, it contributes to meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals. MC-EDC encompasses education, research and development, and outreach and service-related to sustainable community development. All MC-EDC students are assigned to real projects.
MC-EDC provides an undergraduate track in the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department. An EDC Graduate Certificate is also available in the MS/Ph.D. programs in Environmental Engineering, Civil Systems, Construction Engineering and Management and Building Systems. For more information, check the MC-EDC Education Web page.
MC-EDC Boulder serves as a blueprint for the education of engineers of the 21st century who are called top play a critical role in contributing to peace and security in an increasingly challenged world.
For more information about MC-EDC, check the website.
Contact: Paul Chinowsky, faculty director, telephone: 303-735-1063.